Archive for February 27th, 2015

Downton Funk

[http://youtu.be/IO7t7fRk4IU] (YouTube link)Once more, we have proof that whether something blends or not matters less than whether you can make a pun out of the titles. Yet this one works on other levels as well. The TV...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Downton-Funk/

The Girl Who Gets Gifts from Crows

(Photo: Lisa Mann/BBC)Blogger David Thompson calls her "an eight-year old queen of the crows." So far, Gabi Mann of Seattle, Washington is using her super power modestly. It's been developing for the past year. What is h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/The-Girl-Who-Gets-Gifts-from-Crows/

Doctor Beyond Time - Space Madness

Doctor Beyond Time by IdeasConPatatasThe Doctor had encountered aliens, monsters, ghosts, androids and all sorts of bad people, but he'd never come face to face with a real life Great Old One before. The idea both exhil...

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It Looks Like You’re Trying to Accessorize…

Would you like help? Yeah, it’s funny, but as soon as you admit that you get the joke, you’ve dated yourself. Adding googly eyes to a paperclip evokes recollections of Clippy, the annoying virtual assistant i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/It-Looks-Like-Youre-Trying-to-Accessorize/

Lions Watch Dora the Explorer

Derek Blakely workes for the Center for Animal Research and Education (CARE) near Dallas, Texas. Among other projects, they take care of large cats, including lions, tigers, and cougars.The lion cubs Zuberi and Araali li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Lions-Watch-Dora-the-Explorer/

26 Travel Destinations That Look as if They Belong in Fairy Tales

St. Basil's Cathedral, RussiaMoscow's Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed. Formerly a church, now is a museum space  Image: Pavel L Travel is maybe the finest way to lend perspective to our lives...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/26-Travel-Destinations-That-Look-as-if-They-Belong-in-Fairy-Tales/

Taco Bell Unveils Cap'n Crunch Covered Balls of Frosting

(Photo: Peter Pham/Food Beast)The chefs who design Taco Bell's menu have a constant and demanding task: to make Taco Bell food more Taco Bell-ish. The latest result of their ongoing efforts is Cap'n Crunch Deligh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Taco-Bell-Unveils-Capn-Crunch-Covered-Balls-of-Frosting/

Banksy Returns To His Roots In Gaza

Just when you thought Banksy was starting to mellow he has made a grand reappearance in Gaza, and shared his new works with the world on his website.Banksy has been an active part of the graffiti scene i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/The-Real-Return-Of-Banksy-In-Gaza/

The World's Weirdest Flowers

Have you ever noticed that the seed pods of a snapdragon flower looks just like a string of human skulls? Creepy, huh? Mother Nature produces plants in an astounding variety, and many of them look like something signific...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/The-Worlds-Weirdest-Flowers/

Leonard Nimoy Once Gave Wonderful Advice to a Struggling Mixed-Race Teen

The internet is in mourning right now. Most of us never actually met Leonard Nimoy. But we feel his loss. Why? John Scalzi explains:If you're having trouble understanding the grief over @TheRealNimoy's passing, here it i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Leonard-Nimoy-Once-Gave-Wonderful-Advice-to-a-Struggling-Mixed-Race-Teen/

Cat Patrols House Via Dump Truck

[http://youtu.be/l2dJqN3Q4OY]YouTube LinkCats cruisin' around the house in remote-controlled dump trucks: because Roombas are so 2013. Via Tastefully OffensiveCats...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Cat-Patrols-House-Via-Dump-Truck/

Pool Table Gravestone

(Photo: Coan.net)The gravestone for Leon and Sharon Gossett in Floral Hill Cemetery, Iroquois County, Illinois looks like a pool table. That's resting in both peace and style! All that's necessary is to...

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World's Largest Airplane, Developed by Paul Allen

[http://youtu.be/YgJFKUiuDBE]YouTube LinkIn a story that brings to mind The Aviator Howard Hughes, Paul Allen's project, the largest airplane in history, has materialized. With a wingspan of 385...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Worlds-Largest-Airplane-Developed-by-Paul-Allen/

Perfect Date - Solo No More

Perfect Date by WirdouHan knew just where to take Leia on their first official date- to watch the Death Star slowly crumble into a billion pieces. They sat and watched the giant space station break apart and float away...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Perfect-Date-Solo-No-More/

Genius Invents the Ultimate Computer Workstation

(Photo: unknown)Who is this kid? I don't know. But he has earned the respect of all humanity for devising the perfect way to use a touchscreen interface. It's the opposite of a treadmill desk. There's no more needless, w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Genius-Invents-Ultimate-Computer-Workstation/

Why People See a Different Colored Dress

[http://youtu.be/AskAQwOBvhc] (YouTube link)Now that everyone is arguing over the color of a dress, AsapSCIENCE steps in to explain how people perceive and interpret colors differently. First impressions can be confusing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Why-People-See-a-Different-Colored-Dress/

Leonard Nimoy, RIP

(Image: CBS)American actor Leonard Nimoy, best remembered for playing Spock on Star Trek, died today at the age of 83. He passed away in his home in Los Angeles as a result of chronic obstructive pulmonary disea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Leonard-Nimoy-RIP/

Dogs And Babies So Cute You'll Want To Eat Them All Up!

Animals and children possess the power of inherent cuteness, a built in ador-ability that can soften the hardest hearts and elicit an "awww!" from those who aren't normally so free with their feelings.With all that natur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Dogs-And-Babies-So-Cute-Youll-Want-To-Eat-Them-All-Up/

How to Say Selfie, Photobomb, Emoji, and Other Internet Slang in Sign Language

The ASL sign for "duck face."Languages are never fixed, but constantly changing and adapting as new words enter into common use and the new meanings attached to old words. Dictionary companies try to keep up, such the O...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/How-to-Say-Selfie-Photobomb-Emoji-and-Other-Internet-Slang-in-Sign-Language/

21 Facts About House of Cards

Image: NetflixEver since House of Cards Season One premiered on Netflix streaming service February 1, 2013, the series has been a hit. In honor of today's release of Season Three, let's mark the occasio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/21-Facts-About-iHouse-of-Cardsi/

13-Year Old Drinking Prodigy Accepted into College

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYDiggEp-hw](Video Link)Colleges and universities are always on the lookout for young athletes with prodigious talent. Last year, we told you about a 9-year old girl who was recruited to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/13-Year-Old-Drinking-Prodigy-Accepted-into-College/

Strangers on a Beach: The Origins of Tom Ripley

Patricia Highsmith's most memorable supervillain was inspired by a chance encounter. But how fictional was he really? Early one morning in the summer of 1952, Patricia Highsmith awoke in a room at the Albergo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Strangers-on-a-Beach-The-Origins-of-Tom-Ripley/

Table for Two

Artist Shani Ha placed this unique interactive art installation at a street corner bistro in New York City. It's called Table for Two. Half of the two-person table is inside the restaurant. The other hal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Table-for-Two/

Guitars Capable of Making the Kessel Run in Less Than Twelve Parsecs

Doni’s Custom Guitars has made two fully functional guitars out of Millennium Falcon models. The Han Solo Guitar is a standard six-string electric guitar, and what they call the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Guitars-Capable-of-Making-the-Kessel-Run-in-Less-Than-Twelve-Parsecs/

Spiders Are Amazing - The Spectacular Arachnid Dude

Spiders Are Amazing by Barrett BiggersMost spiders surround themselves with webloads of food and a collection of hollow carcasses, but there's one spider who has chosen to use his arachnid abilities for good rather than...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Spiders-Are-Amazing-The-Spectacular-Arachnid-Dude/

The Cutest Guinea Pig Cosplayer Ever

Chikuwa is the cutest guinea pig in Tokyo--and the best cosplayer, too! She dresses like her favorite characters, such as Usagi Tsukino from Sailor Moon, Chun-Li from Street Fighter*/em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/The-Cutest-Guinea-Pig-Cosplayer-Ever/

The Horrible History Of The World's Most Notorious Mental Asylum

The word “bedlam” means chaos to modern ears, and that meaning came from the British asylum known as Bedlam, short for Bethlehem Royal Hospital. It was born in 1247 as a priory which soon began to take in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/The-Horrible-History-Of-The-Worlds-Most-Notorious-Mental-Asylum/

Parents Get Bright Red Tattoos to Match Their Daughter's Birthmark

(Photo: Michelle Rawlins)Honey-Rae Phillips of Grimsby, Lincolnshire, UK, was born with a string of bright birthmarks stretching from her right foot up her leg and that side of her body. People noticed. Strangers made co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/Parents-Get-Bright-Red-Tattoos-to-Match-Their-Daughters-Birthmark/




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